| Oct 6, 2013
| 8:46 AM
The end came quickly for Silk Road, when federal agents crept in to nab the alleged kingpin of the secret $1.2 billion online drug marketplace as he sat at his laptop in the sci-fi section of a San Francisco public library.
Within hours, though, many...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 7:03 AM
"Scandal" is back! "Scandal" is back! After months of waiting and rewatching the first two seasons on Netflix, we start the first season by checking in with Pope and Associates. Huck, Harrison, Abby and Quinn are preparing for battle, locking doors and...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 4:48 AM
The 76ers have raided the Spurs' coaching pool, Grey's Anatomy is still on, and Wall Street moguls are doing their best to bully both Apple and BitCoin. Welcome to your trends report for Wednesday, August 14, 2013.
| Dec 19, 2013
| 10:37 AM
UPDATE: Olympic figure skating gold medalist Brian Boitano came out in a statement Thursday, making him the third openly gay athlete on the White House's Sochi delegation.
In August, President Barack Obama told Jay Leno he had "no patience" for Russia's...
| Dec 29, 2013
| 5:00 AM
It was disappointing to read that President Obama is resisting calls for change at the National Security Agency ("Obama hints at change in NSA phone practice," Dec. 21).
Edward Snowden has done this country a great service by revealing many of the...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 2:00 AM
Howard County has agreed to supply treated wastewater to cool a massive computer center being built at Fort Meade by the National Security Agency — a money-saving, environment-conserving deal that officials say could serve as a model for others....
| Jan 1, 2014
| 11:00 AM
It was sad to read that a court has approved the National Security Agency's spying on American citizens ("Judge upholds NSA phone scrutiny," Dec. 28).
The agency is gathering "intelligence" on me when I make phone calls and collects the dates and...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 5:00 AM
I believe the government should be allowed to collect metadata on our calls ("Judge upholds NSA phone scrutiny," Dec. 28).
I find Washington Judge Richard J. Leon's rejection of NSA spying as "almost Orwellian" and New York Judge William H. Pauley's...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 6:10 PM
Col. Brian P. Foley assumed command of Fort Meade during a ceremony Thursday morning.
Foley, the 84th commander of the Army base in Anne Arundel County, succeeds Col. Edward C. Rothstein, who is retiring after 30 years in the military, the last two as...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 12:30 PM
I have seen the future and it scares me and should alarm readers of The Sun. Our way of life and that of future generations are being undermined by the National Security Agency's reach into citizens' private lives.
When this agency plans to spend over...
| Jan 5, 2014
| 2:13 PM
Federal prosecutors are calling for up to a decade in prison for the Howard County resident who became the youngest person ever charged in a terrorism case, arguing that the Pakistani immigrant "linked up with truly dangerous people."
| Jan 6, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Critics of the National Security Agency are often correct in their assessment that the agency's surveillance programs have gone too far and that Congressional oversight has been lacking. It doesn't take a civil liberties attorney to see something...